Following an eligible disaster, state and federal funding is available to help councils to restore essential public assets through the Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (DRFA).
The fifth round of the Federal Government’s Building Better Regions Fund, which is aimed at projects that create jobs, drive economic growth and build stronger regional communities, opened for applications on 12 January.
An increase in the number of natural disaster emergencies across NSW has resulted in an increased focus on local councils to be 'resilient ready' to manage any emergency.
Four years on, the NSW mergers are still making headlines for all the wrong reasons. Back in 2016 the Fit for the Future process, brought in by the Baird government, was one of the biggest changes NSW local government had experienced over the preceding decade.
We're very happy to take this opportunity to welcome Mark Wood to the Sydney-based team.
It’s that time of year again where councils will need to report on the condition of their infrastructure assets in Special Schedule 7 (SS7).
What role does procurement play in revitalising the local economy? How do councils plan for significant capital projects?
We’re excited to welcome Shalan Rao to our Sydney-based team to provide specialist support to ensure our clients get best value from their procurement processes.
Morrison Low is working with a number of the merged councils to establish new, equitable rating structures, harmonising rates across each LGA. These councils are using the opportunity to revisit first principles, aligning council revenue strategy with service level commitments and the funding requirements for services and infrastructure.
NSW Road Maintenance Council Contracts (RMCC) and National Prequalification for Civil (Road and Bridge) Construction Contracts
Feedback from Road Maintenance Council Contracts (RMCC) stakeholders suggests that future engagement models for council road maintenance contracts will require individual councils to be prequalified u...